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Nord Aviation was a state-owned French aircraft manufacturer. It was created on October 1, 1954 upon the acquisition of SFECMAS by S.N.C.A.N. (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Nord). Paradoxically, the company was based in the centre of France, on the site of Bourges airport, in the département of Cher. In 1970, Nord Aviation merged with Sud Aviation to create Société Nationale d'Industrie Aérospatiale (SNIAS), later renamed Aerospatiale and ultimately merged into European aerospace corporation EADS in 2000. An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, and/or spacecraft. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The vaulted nave of Bourges Cathedral Bourges (pop. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Cher is a département in the center of France. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Sud Aviation was a French aircraft manufacturer, originating from the merger of SNCASE (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Sud Est) and SNCASO (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Sud Ouest) on March 1, 1957. ... The Aerospatiale Corvette first flew in 1970 and went into service in 1974. ... European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is a large European industrial corporation of the aerospace business, formed by the merger on July 10, 2000 of Aérospatiale-Matra of France, Dornier and DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany, and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Model Year Role
S.N.C.A.N. Nord 2501 'Noratlas' 1950 Military transport
Nord Aviation 1500 'Griffon' 2 1957 Fighter prototype
Nord Aviation 1405 'Gerfaut' 2 1956 Fighter
Nord Aviation 3400 'Norbarbe' 1958 Observation
Nord Aviation 3202B 1960 Training
Nord Aviation 3202 1957 Training
Nord Aviation 262 1962 Civil transport
Nord Aviation 262A 'S-Broussard' 1964 Civil transport
Nord Aviation 262B 1964 Civil transport
Nord Aviation 262C 1968 Civil transport

Overview The Nord 1500 Griffon was the prototype of a ramjet-powered fighter aircraft designed and built in the mid-1950s by French state-owned aircraft manufacturer Nord Aviation. ...

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Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol Mercury Clerget rotary Continental... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...

Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation. ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...

  Results from FactBites:
The Virtual Aviation Museum - Nord Aviation (157 words)
The Noratlas was designed to follow the aged C47.
The Nord 262 was designed to follow the DC3/C47 which was used up to the mid-60ies.
The construction is de- rived from the MH250 Super Broussard (designed by Max Holste).
Nord-Aviation Nord 262A/ E Frégate [in english] (841 words)
The Nord 262 prototype made its first flight on December 24th 1962, leading the way for the assembly of 3 pre-production aircraft, the first of which accomplished its maiden flight on the April 8th 1964.
The Nord 262 is a high-wing, large wingspan aircraft with a peculiar landing gear retracting in two large housings on both sides of a round-shaped fuselage.
It was deactivated on the March 31st 2000 and its activities (similar to those of the 2.S), personnel and aircrafts were transferred to the 28.F.
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